UPI has once again emerged as the most favoured mode of payment in India. The UPI transactions volume and value has almost doubled since last year and recorded about an 88 per cent increase in volume and over 71 per cent increase in value in the third quarter of the current fiscal as compared to the same quarter last year, according to Worldline India’s ‘Digital Payments Report’ for the third quarter.
UPI clocked over 19.65 billion transactions in volume and Rs 32.5 lakh crore in terms of value in the third quarter this year. The top three UPI apps in terms of volume and value were PhonePe, GooglePay and Paytm Payments Bank App.
UPI, Debit and Credit cards, Prepaid Payment Instruments like Mobile Wallets, and Prepaid Cards executed a total of 23.06 billion transactions amounting Rs 38.32 trillion.